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Get the facts about HPV vaccinations today from Peoria Women's Health in Illinois.

All About HPV

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, affects more than 79 million Americans. As the most common sexually transmitted infection, HPV disproportionately affects teens and young adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Doctors have identified more than 150 strains of HPV, many of which do not cause symptoms. However, some strains lead to genital … Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Menopause

As women approach their 50s, the body produces less estrogen in preparation for the end of fertility. As you enter this transition, called perimenopause, you will notice that your periods become irregular and may even skip one or more months. When you have not menstruated for 12 consecutive months, you meet the medical menopause definition. … Continue reading "Home

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Pregnancy and Fertility - Peoria Womens Health

Pregnancy and Fertility

Pregnancy and fertility are significant issues for any woman who wants to have children. At Peoria Women’s Health, we understand and want to help make your experience as healthful and positive as possible. We work with you pre-pregnancy to create a customized plan and provide you with information and support every step of the way. … Continue reading "Pregnancy an

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Know the Warning Signs of a Stroke - Peoria Women's Health

Know the Warning Signs of a Stroke

Making your bed, cleaning off your desk, watering your plants, opening your mail, pouring yourself a cup of coffee, these are all things you probably don’t give a second thought to. Throughout the day we do thousands of little things like this that take a minute or less. Now I want you to imagine when … Continue reading "Know the Warning Signs of a Stroke"

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Prenatal Vitamins - Peoria Women's Health Peoria IL

Prenatal Vitamins 101

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 32,635 births occurred in Illinois in 2016. Each year, many women become mothers for the first time or all over again. In each birth, the ideal outcome is to have a healthy mother and an equally healthy baby. One way that this goal can be achieved … Continue reading "Prenatal Vitamins 101"

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